Illustrated with largely unpublished wartime photographs, this book details the design, construction and factories where Stirlings were produced and the men and women who built them.
One of the best-kept secrets of WWII was The Carpetbagger Project, the US 8th Air Force 801st/492nd Bomb Group, code name "Carpetbaggers," that along with British RAF Special Forces, flew highly classified missions to deliver arms, supplies and secret agents into enemy occupied Europe.
The power and indignation of the Third Reich focused on three young German boys who dared to distribute the truth about the war to their neighbors.
The story of some of the groups and individuals that opposed Hitler and his government and the story of their heroic efforts to rid themselves of the most evil regime in modern times.
Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single action in the history of combat aviation.
William Sebold, a naturalized American of German birth, risked his life to become the first double agent in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
How Wernher von Braun and his fellow rocket scientists postponed their initial dreams of space travel to create weapons of terror and mass destruction for the Nazis.
The controversial genius Wernher von Braun is a hero to most, yet a villain to others.
For three crucial years in the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War dominated headlines in America and around the world, as volunteers flooded to Spain to help its democratic government fight off a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini.
Tracking the emergence of Francisco Franco's brutal (and, ultimately, extraordinarily durable) fascist dictatorship, this surging history recounts the struggles of the 1936 war in which more than 3,000 Americans took up arms.
Chinese, Japanese, and Western scholars are brought together to provide a comprehensive overview of the military operations of the Second Sino-Japanese War.
A history of the time German U-boats entered America's front door unhindered, when the US suffered but overcame the menace of the attacks, the majority of which occurred off the North Carolina coast.
Pictorial history of the Lockheed Hudson, an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft, one of the most versatile aircraft of WWII.
Fighting men from a country frowned upon for its "cowardly" neutrality participated in all the crucial battles of both World Wars I and II.
An examination of the combat role of the often overlooked B-24 Liberator heavy bomber and the units in the Mighty 8th that flew them.
Acclaimed author Stephen Ambrose carries us along in the crowded and dangerous B-24 Liberators as their crews fought to destroy the German war machine during World War II.
Of all the celebrities who served their country during WWII, Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7th, 1941, he was already in uniform, beginning his long journey to become a bomber pilot in combat.
It was the first secret agent training camp ever to be built in North America. Established by Britain’s SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Canada, it trained dozens of Americans and Canadians in the arts of secret warfare.
Neither pilots nor carrier skippers took a shine to the SB2C Helldiver dive-bomber, earning it the nickname "The Beast."